Irish Exit

I have recently completed my internship at the Solicitor’s office, and I could not be more grateful for this opportunity. I’ve spent the last eight weeks as part of the International Internship Program: Dublin developing professionally and personally while completing a full-time internship at a law firm. As I prepare to depart from Ireland, I’ve…

Last Week in Dublin!

I can’t believe this week will be my last week in Dublin. I’m sad this program is coming to an end, but I am so grateful for all of the experiences I have had since I’ve been here. Frankly, I had anticipated that I would begin to dread working 9-5 by the end of the…

Dublin & Edinburgh!

Another week has flown by in Dublin! I’m so excited to enter the penultimate week of the program, though I’m sad to think it’s almost over! This past weekend, I visited Edinburgh with friends which was an absolutely wonderful experience. Edinburgh is a lovely city, and I was delighted to spend a weekend there, even…

Dublin & Paris Recap

This week marks four weeks of our internships in Dublin, and I can’t believe that the program is over halfway done! I feel comfortably settled into my role in the office, though new tasks and challenges are always being presented. I’ve also been getting new assignments as time goes on, and it’s exciting to keep…

Week 4 in Dublin!

Another week in Dublin has flown by!  This week, I completed the third week of my internship, and it was an action-packed week. This week involved attending a lot of court, which is always my favorite part of the work day. It’s so interesting to observe the courtroom, as I get to see many different…

Post #5: Reflecting on Communication Differences

In my last discussion post, I discussed the country report I wrote for my supervisor as a proof of concept for an undergraduate activity. When I showed Mr. Gillanders—my supervisor, France’s completed country report, he was very pleased with my work and expressed his plan to incorporate it as an undergraduate activity.  As my next…

Midway Already!

I can’t believe we are already halfway done with our projects! The amount of knowledge and insight I have already gained is immense and I can’t wait to learn more as we encounter the next half of our research. As we faced our midpoint meetings, my group and I have already gained very insightful feedback…

The End of a Journey

I am about to arrive back in Madrid for the last time after traveling around Europe with my family for two weeks. I would highly recommend this if your family likes to travel, it was a great way to end my program and will give me an easier transition back into my normal life. Looking…

My 4 Tips for Studying in Madrid

Here are a few tips that really helped me cut costs and become part of the Spanish culture. If anyone would like more specific tips about studying in Madrid such as transportation or area recommendations please feel free to reach out. 1. Do your research and plan ahead (traveling). This should go almost without saying…